Black Sherif’s incredible year was capped off when his monster hit, Kwaku the Traveller, was named the year’s most streamed hip-hop/Rap song.
Turntable Magazine ranked the remix of the song featuring Nigeria’s Burna Boy second.
Wait For You by Future featuring Tems and Drake, ArrDee’s Come & Go, Always by Darkoo, Jack Harlow’s First Class, Hustle by Reminisce featuring BNXN fka Buju and D Smoke, JAE5’s Hustle featuring BNXN fka Buju and Dove, Olamide’s Hate Me featuring Wande Coal, and Running by Ladipoe featuring Fireboy DML rounded out the top 10.
In a related development, Black Sherif has stated confidently that this is only the beginning of his career, which promises to be illustrious in the coming years.
Despite his youth, the youngster is already rubbing shoulders with mainstream artists and is regarded as one of Ghana’s and Africa’s biggest acts. He has received glowing reviews from industry insiders and colleagues, the most recent from American rapper Snoop Dogg.
Akon gushed about the fast-rising Ghanaian rapper and composer in a recent interview on BBC Radio 1 Xtra. The renowned Senegalese performer declared that Black Sherif is one of his favorites and that, in the absence of a major label, he would sign him.
“Right now, I’m a huge fan of Black Sherif. I believe it’s because he just reminded me of my own energy when I came out. I recall the first album, bro.